Ngā Matapakinga | Discussion

    Tessa Gray
    With end users in mind...
    29 April
    Public discussion Created by Tessa Gray

    Design processIn this article, Humans not Users (originally shared by Karl Summerfield), author, Johannes Ippen talks about UX - designing digital products for the user experience. He goes one step further to say, when designing software, apps, digital products etc let's not think in terms of users, we need to think about humans and their wants/needs.

    He talks about using an empathy design approach and a purpose map (wants, needs, desires, aspirations) in terms of recognising human experience/needs in relation to the products we make, using the following to help guide the process. IE:

    • Why am I using the product?
    • Why am I not using an alternative product?
    • How does the product integrate into my everyday flow?
    • How does the product make me feel?
    • How does it help me become a better version of myself?

    Using a design thinking model, what other kinds of guiding questions could help students when creating digital interfaces/products? What about users with accessibility challenges or different cultural backgrounds/language?

     

    I came across this article today:

    https://www.fastcompany.com/90356441/the-30-second-trick-that-can-make-anyone-more-creative

    It reiterates the importance of the "empathise" step. In creativity terms, it's more important to understand your audience, and really dig into how they feel and see the world than to focus on the details of the problem you're trying to solve.

    - By Karl Summerfield
    NOTE: You have to be a member of the group in order to reply to a discussion
    Latest news
    • Changes in Ngā Rōpū (groups)
      Kia ora i te whānau, you may have already noticed some changes to the structure of the groups (Ngā Rōpū) in Ngā Kiriahi. We now have 6 Featured groups for English Medium that parent (or host) several related sub-groups within them. PLEASE NOTE: To become a member of the subgroups, you will be...
    • June gets ready for 2020 with Kia Takatū ā-Matihiko
      June gets ready for 2020 with Kia Takatū ā-Matihiko
      For June Thompson, Digital Technologies is an area of learning she has an active interest in applying in her classroom. Since joining Kia Takatū ā-Matihiko, the National Digital Readiness Programme, she has gained more knowledge and resources to add to her pīkau (or toolkit). June is gaining...
    • Ngā Kiriahi kanohi i te kanohi pānui
      Welcome to our Ngā Kiriahi community pānui or news round-up for both Māori Medium and English Medium. Latest threads: MM: Ki tā te Māori tirohanga, he aha ngā pūmanawa o Māui rāua ko Mahuika? EM: Staff PD Unanswered threads:   MM: He tau hou, he wawata...
    Event calendar